Immanuel kant (1724-1804) was born in konigsberg, east prussia it is said of him that his failures are more important than most men's successes kant has contributed his literary knowledge in different areas of human inquiry these include science for example astronomy, biology and philosophy here we are concerned with his moral writings.
- immanuel kant's the grounding for the metaphysics of morals and john stuart mill's utilitarianism immanuel kant and john stuart mill are philosophers who addressed the issues of morality in terms of how moral traditions are formed.
For immanuel kant, motive is the antecedent of all moral worth and not consequences he argues that one must perform moral duty solely for its own sake i e , duty for duty’s sake some conform to the moral duty they presume it in their own enlightened self-interest to be moral. Immanuel kant 1724-1804 german philosopher considered one of the most important and influential figures in western philosophy, kant developed a comprehensive philosophical system in which he analyzed the foundations of metaphysics, ethics, and aesthetics.
Immanuel kant, one of the most influential philosophers in the history of western philosophy, in his famous work groundwork of the metaphysics of morals discusses the idea of goodwill and how it can be attained though duty in this paper, i plan to present kant's overall definition of a moral act.
Immanuel kant was a german philosopher who was born on april 22, 1724 in kaliningrad, russia at age 16, he enrolled at the university of konigsberg where he studied philosophy kant is best known for his work in the philosophy of ethics and metaphysics, but he made significant contributions to other disciplines.